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Administrative Assistant Career Studies Certificate

Program Details

The online Administrative Assistant Career Studies Certificate program offered by New River Community College is designed to provide updated skills to individuals who are employed as administrative assistants, correspondence secretaries, executive secretaries, general secretaries, legal assistants, medical assistants, word processing specialists, and other office related positions. The curriculum focuses on:

  • ​Proofreading/Editing
  • ​Microsoft Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint
  • Desktop Publishing
  • ​Records Management


  • High school diploma, GED, or 18 years old and able to benefit from a program as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics
  • College transcripts (if applicable)

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


NRCC is not authorized to deliver distance education in California, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands.